The return of funny noises

I’ve been playing around with an old fiddle tune dating back to the interrupted presidency of James Garfield, “Democratic Rage.” Except for the piano and percussion, all the sounds are the u-he Diva.1

(Wonder what it sounds like on a fiddle? Here’s Dave Swarbrick. (I don’t have a good violin on my computer, though I’m looking at this one, or perhaps this one if I can budget it.))


  1. Although much cheaper than their hardware counterparts, soft synths can still be pricey. However, if you’re patient and alert, you can occasionally find them on sale with hefty discounts, and some companies will give you price breaks on their other plugins once you’ve made a purchase.